IT Management Linux News for Nov 22, 2004
Consulting Times: Sun Versus Linux: The Real Story (Nov 22, 2004, 22:45)
"Does getting rid of UNIX favor Linux? Or Does it play right
into Microsoft's hands...?"
Silicon.com: MySQL CEO: "We're As Greedy As Anyone Else" (Nov 22, 2004, 21:15)
"Marten Mickos on Oracle, software patents and making money with
open source--and why his company is the Ikea of the database
LinuxPlanet: New Consortium Should Outdo UnitedLinux (Nov 22, 2004, 20:30)
"New and improved UnitedLinux!, the pundits have wagged. Well,
it is new, but one good look at the just-announced Linux Core
Consortium reveals that this group is nothing like UnitedLinux.
It's better, leaner, and ready to get down to refining
The Jamaica Observer: Few Takers in Jamaica for Free Software (Nov 22, 2004, 19:00)
"Software licensing fees can cost firms millions, but most
government agencies and businesses are still hesitant to make the
transition to open source software..."
eChannelLine: Linux is Fertile Territory for Resellers, Says Ingram Micro (Nov 22, 2004, 18:15)
"The growing importance of the Linux operating system as an
alternative to Microsoft Windows was the subject of a recent forum
held by distributor Ingram Micro Canada for its channel
Computerworld NZ: 'The Jury Is In' On Linux for the Enterprise, says BMC Chief (Nov 22, 2004, 17:30)
"'A few years ago, we said we were 'watching' Linux's
evolution,' he says. 'Now the jury is in. There are so many CIOs
[internationally] committed to it in mission-critical
CNET News: Open Source's Next Frontier (Nov 22, 2004, 13:45)
"Open-source software, increasingly popular with
budget-conscious companies, is beginning to expand into a new area:
The lucrative infrastructure-software market dominated by industry
giants such as Microsoft..."